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Hilda raises dairy cows for their milk and also to make a very good quality cheese. She lives with her husband in the city of Cochabamba.

Hilda has been raising dairy cows since her youth. Right now there are water shortages in the area where she works so there’s not much fresh feed for her cattle. For that reason Hilda needs money to buy feed which she can store, like soy hulls. Then she won’t have to stop feeding her cattle, and they can continue to produce milk as usual.

With this loan she’ll have the opportunity to continue her business and avoid a decrease in her cattle’s milk production. Then her income won’t decrease, and she can maintain her current standard of living.
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La señora Hilda es una persona que se dedica a la cría de vacas lecheras para la extracción de leche cruda y además a la elaboración de quesillo de muy buena calidad. Vive junto a su esposo en la ciudad de Cochabamba.
Hilda trabaja desde su corta edad en la cría de vacas lecheras, actualmente existe escases de agua en la zona donde tiene su actividad, por tal motivo no existe mucho alimento fresco para la alimentación del ganado. Es por esa razón que Hilda necesita dinero para poder comprar alimento que pueda conservar como la cascara de soya y de esta manera no descuide la alimentación de sus vacas y estas puedan seguir produciendo leche con normalidad. Con este crédito tendrá la oportunidad de seguir con su negocio y evitar que la producción de leche de su ganado disminuya y de esta manera no disminuyan sus ingresos mantenga su nivel de vida.

Additional Information


CIDRE is a Bolivian microfinance institution with a strong social commitment to the community. It works to provide quality financial services to rural and peri-urban borrowers, focusing primarily on agricultural loans for dairy farmers and micro-enterprises. CIDRE targets segments of the population that have not traditionally had access to credit, and invests in much-needed community development projects. It is currently working with coca farmers in the Chapare region to replace coca with less controversial crops. Get more involved by joining the Friends of CIDRE lending team.

About Bolivia

  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 151
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $36,657,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Hilda to buy feed for her cattle.
86% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2013
Sep 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: